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How to Teach a Pomeranian Tricks | Dog Tricks Dog Training 

How to Teach a Pomeranian Tricks | Dog Tricks

Pomeranians are fun little dogs full of personality. Tricks training can be a great way to show off how smart your pomeranian is. I’m going to show you with Tara how to teach your pomeranian the trick of spin. When training your dog a spin you’re going to want to have on hand a clicker to mark the dog’s behavior as correct and an assortment of small treats that your dog likes. I’m going to use a method called “lure reward” which means I’m going to guide her through her…

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Teach Your Dog to Jump over a Bar | Dog Tricks Dog Training 

Teach Your Dog to Jump over a Bar | Dog Tricks

Teaching your dog to jump over a bar is a fun, energy burning trick great for rainy days and bad weather. Keep in mind, though, when you’re teaching this trick that it is important that you teach your dog to jump in good jumping form. If you don’t, your dog is likely to knock down the bar, and they’re more likely to get injured. When you think about good jumping form you want to think of the dog rounding their back out as opposed to hollowing their back. Think jump…

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Teach Your Dog to Take a Bow, Part 2 | Dog Tricks Dog Training 

Teach Your Dog to Take a Bow, Part 2 | Dog Tricks

They’re going to have to pay attention to what you’re clicking and rewarding. Yes. I’m getting a little duration on that, too. Notice, that I am not feeding him out of my hand, because I don’t want him coming right back up to me. I want to get a little duration. I’m going to wait that out. Yes. So your job as your dog’s trainer is to have really good observational skills. You want to really look at what your dog is doing, have really good timing skills, and that…

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How to Bag Train & Travel | Dog Training Dog Training 

How to Bag Train & Travel | Dog Training

One of the greatest things about having a small dog is that you can take them almost anywhere and include them in your travel plans,as long as you train them to relax comfortably and calmly in their travel bag.To get started,it’s always best to do with a puppy that’s very open-minded but even if your having a adult dog,there are exercises and things that you can do to get them happily enjoying their bag.First you can just have the bag kinda hanging out in your house,especially maybe were the dog…

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Teach Your Puppy to Come When Called | Puppy Care Dog Training 

Teach Your Puppy to Come When Called | Puppy Care

Teaching your puppy to come when called is one of the most important behaviors you can teach your dog. Having a dog who can be trusted off-leash and come reliably just makes life with a dog much more enjoyable. The easiest way to teach this is by using a food item to lure a dog over. So it starts off very simply. Come. Yes. Good boy, Dexter. So Dexter gets rewarded for coming toward me. He doesn’t have to come from far away. He doesn’t have to come off-leash. He’s…

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How to Teach a Chihuahua Tricks | Dog Tricks Dog Training 

How to Teach a Chihuahua Tricks | Dog Tricks

What makes a good dog trick? A good dog trick is any trick that you and your dog have fun learning together. A good dog trick is also something that entertains your friends and your family and a trick that helps your dog to improve their overall behavior especially outside of the home. A dog like River, a little chihuahua, who has a tendency possibly to be a little bit fearful around new environments probably is going to feel that much better when meeting new people and in new environments…

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How to Teach Your Dog to Stay | Dog Training Dog Training 

How to Teach Your Dog to Stay | Dog Training

“To get started on training your dog to stay, you simply need to make sure to train a sit that’s reliable, good and a down, good. If you have that you’re ready to get started in your sit stay and your down stay. There’s 3 components to a stay, it’s duration, distance and distraction. So to get started I’m simply going to take a little step away, that’s a little distance from my dog, Walter. If he gets up I’m just going to recue him into the down and start…

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How to Deal with a Biting Puppy | Dog Training Dog Training 

How to Deal with a Biting Puppy | Dog Training

Puppy nipping and mouthing is a completely normal behavior. Puppies nip, mouth and chew not only because they’re teething, but because that’s really how they explore their world, using their mouth. They’re all about the mouth, and that’s fine except we don’t want them using their mouth on us, our clothing or our furniture. So the best thing to do to make sure that you can control your puppy, especially when they get in those kind of bouts of excess energy and mouthing is to have them on a long…

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How to Teach the Roll Over Trick | Dog Training Dog Training 

How to Teach the Roll Over Trick | Dog Training

We’re gonna see if we can work on getting Jack to roll over. We’re gonna break this down into small achievable steps so he has fun and is successful along the way. First, the starting position for roll over would be that you dog needs to be in a down position, preferably resting on one hip. So since he went down symmetrically, I’m gonna just kinda, good boy. Make sure he can lean over nice and comfortably. Right now he’s lying on one hip and that’s perfect. So I’m ready…

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How to Stop Furniture Chewing | Dog Training Dog Training 

How to Stop Furniture Chewing | Dog Training

Dogs chew, often just for the share joy of chewing but certainly puppies chew because they are teething and they are exploring and learning about their world with their mouths. But dogs, adults’ dogs chew to for a variety of reasons, again for the share joy of chewing but also to relieve boredom, even anxiety and stress. Your goal if your dog is chewing on your furniture, isn’t to teach them not to chew, it’s to teach them what to chew on. If you condition your dog to have a…

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